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Hoisington Hornets finish 2-2 at tourney
Hoisington Cardinal Brodie Crites slides into home. - photo by Lori Farmer

Hoisington baseball splits four games

WICHITA – The Wichita Canes swept the Hoisington Hornets summer baseball team in a weekend tournament.

WICHITA CANES 4, HOISINGTON HORNETS 3  Hoisington (18-8) rallied with a 3-run sixth inning that came up one run short. Hoisington’s Aiden Ochs scored on an error. Carson Mason scored on Brodie Crites’ groundout. Rafa Chavez scored on an error.

Riley Smith scored on a bases-loaded walk and Logan Hampe scored on a first-inning groundout. Max Williams scored on Luke Roberts’ single. Hampe scored on Jaidence Embers’ sixth-inning double.

WICHITA CANES 3, HORNETS 0  Canes pitcher Brayden Nelson shut out the Hornets with a 6-hitter with five strikeouts.  Riley Smith scored on a wild pitch. Williams scored on Jase Lessard’s single. Sam Iseman scored on a passed ball.

Hoisington’s Ochs and Chavez hit into double plays. Ochs was thrown out at home in the sixth inning. Crites had two hits. Hoisington’s Madden turned a double play.

HORNETS 10, COUNCIL GROVE 1  Hoisington’s Landon Demuth threw a 1-hit shutout with seven strikeouts.

Hoisington’s Carson Mason, Crites, Marcus Starr and Demuth drove home runs. Kolter Hahn doubled and Mason and Chavez each tripled. 

HORNETS 7, WICHITA WOLFPACK 5  Hoisington’s Kolter Hahn drove in Wilson and Demuth. Wilson and Crites each drove in a run.  Crites scored twice on errors. Chavez scored on an error.

The Wolfpack’s Jeter Tatum drove in two runs.

Wichita Canes 200 101 0 — 4 7 5

Hoisington Hornets 000 003 0 — 3 4 4

McElwain and Knapp. Wilson, Crites (5) and Mason. W—McElwain. L—Wilson. 2B—H—Ochs; WC—Embers.

Wichita Canes 000 100 2 — 3 6 1

Hoisington Hornets 000 00 — 0 6 1

Nelson and Knapp. Hahn, Chavez (7) and Mason. W—Nelson. L—Hahn.

Hoisington Hornets 000 00 — 7 10 2

Wichita Wolfpack 010 110 2 — 5 6 4

Shaver and Mason. Prilling, Hobkirk (5) and Osborn. W—Shaver. L—Prilling. 2B—Humphres; WW—Smith, Tatum. 3B—H—Starr.

Hoisington Hornets 211 33 – 10 12 0

Council Grove 00010 – 1 1 3

Demuth and Mason. Stewart, McDiffett (3), Doornbus (5) and Buffrey. W—Demuth. L—Stewart. 2B—H—Hahn. 3B—Mason, Chaves.